Shun'ichi Shinohara and Kiwamu Kato have been working on bringing reliable messging to Ruby with their own API & protocol project, based on previous experiences designing a Java-based high volume messaging framework. AP4R, Asynchronous Processing for Ruby, is an implementation of reliable asynchronous message processing, providing message queuing and message dispatching.
LogicBlaze, the first venture funded/created by open source VC Simulalabs has been acquired by IONA, who offers the Artix enterprise ESB as well as Celtix, an open source ESB platform. LogicBlaze offered subscription support and training (as well as the development) behind the ActiveMQ project as well as ServiceMix ESB. InfoQ spoke to IONA and others to get the full details.
The maintainer of ActiveMessaging for Ruby on Rails gives a comprehensive and informative introduction to his open-source framework, which enables enterprise messaging technologies to be easily integrated with Ruby on Rails applications, and is getting support from noted industry leaders such as James Strachan and Jon Tirsen.
BEA, Sonic, IBM and TIBCO have proposed a standardized SOAP-to-JMS binding, ending a long period of proprietary and incompatible approaches.
In this presentation, recorded at Javapolis, integration expert Guy Crets introduces security and messaging standards from the Web services world and discusses how the WS-Security and WS-Reliable Messaging specifications can be used in real world integration and B2B scenarios.
TIBCO Enterprise Messaging Service offers cross-platform messaging for Java and .NET developers.
The Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP) has been announced today by JP Morgan Chase, RedHat, Twist, Cisco, Iona, and others. AMQP is an open specification for queue-based messaging that is technology agnostic and completely interoperable; it aims commoditize the messaging middleware industry and provide true interoperability across technology stacks in any language or operating system.